|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Houston is 2,288,250. Houston, Texas is the 4th largest city in the US.
Parts of Houston are located within Fort Bend County, Harris County and Montgomery County.
The peak population of Houston was in 2020, when its population was 2,300,027. Houston is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Houston has grown 15.6% since the 2000. Houston, Texas's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Houston is the biggest city in the state of Texas based on population. The second largest city, San Antonio, is 63% the size of Houston.
Houston has a population density of 3,501.5 people per square mile.
|1||New York, New York||8,467,513||5.6%|
|2||Los Angeles, California||3,849,297||3.9%|
|7||San Antonio, Texas||1,451,853||24.7%|
|8||San Diego, California||1,381,611||12.6%|
|10||San Jose, California||983,489||8.8%|
The total voting age population of Houston, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,309,216. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.5% of the residents of Houston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Houston are 57.0% White, 22.6% Black, 11.1% Other, 6.8% Asian, 2.2% Two or more races, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 45.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Houston, 20.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.2%. On a per-household basis, 16.9% of families are below the poverty line in Houston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.2% of Houston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.9% of Houston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.9% have a bachelor's degree and 12.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Houston residents aged 5 and older, 48.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 38.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Houston is 5.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Houston, 9.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Houston is $52,338.
In Houston, 42.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.7% of housing units in Houston.
Of all the housing units in Houston, 4.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Houston, 22.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 213,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Houston is $1,041.
In Houston, 80.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.